Evan Nagao is the BATTLE FOR CHICAGO CHAMPION

AKA, 2x USA NATIONAL CHAMPION

Evan Nagao of Honolulu, Hawaii is the USA Yo-Yo Champion having won the title at the National Yo-Yo Contest in Chicago on July 1st. This win yields a seeded spot for him to represent the USA at the World Yo-Yo Contest in Shanghai in August. Nagao first gained notoriety for his talent at the young age of 4 appearing on the Jay Leno show as a yo-yo prodigy. Video of his unbelievable National’s performance using his signature YoYoFactory “Edge” yo-yo has become the most popular post on Reddit and gained over 200,000 YouTube views in just 24 hours. Evan credits his victory to many hours of practice as well as meditation and visualization. Along side him on the winner’s podium were two of his YoYoFactory Contest Team mates, 3x USA Champion Gentry Stein placing 2nd and Nate “The Great” Dailey placing 3rd, both of California. 

 

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